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1

what are the parts of the bones?

1. diaphysis
2. epiphysis
3. articular cartilage
4. epiphyseal plate
5. epiphyseal line

2

describe diaphysis

central shaft of a long bone

3

describe epiphysis

2 ends of a long bone

4

describe articular cartilage

covers epiphysis where it articulates with another bone

5

describe epiphyseal plate

cartilage b/w diaphysis and epiphysis
(where bone grows)

6

describe epiphyseal line

mineralization of plate